Skip to main content

Harry Hay on 19th century Remittance Men




A short clip from a longer 1996 interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the common 19th century phenomenon of "Remittance Men." They were the outcast, typically gay, children of well-off families who were sent "as far away as possible," i.e. to San Francisco or Vancouver, where they could carry on their lives without shaming the families...


Run time 2 minutes 23 seconds
Producer Shaping San Francisco
Audio/Visual sound

Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
PEOPLE ALSO FOUND
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
165
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
181
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
340
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
178
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
1,054
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
195
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
154
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
867
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
285
0
0
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
224
0
0